PV flagship project supplies solar power to tenants

In conjunction with our Premium Partner DEHM ug we planned and implemented a photovoltaic system with a total output of 20 kWp on the roof of a residential building in Weingarten (Baden-Württemberg) as part of a tenant electricity. The operator and investor of the system is Technische Werke Schussental GmbH & Co. KG (TWS) from Ravensburg. (more…)

“Mounting systems” blog series part 6: Flat roof heat insulation – How much of a burden can it handle?

Flat roofs are particularly well suited for the installation of a PV system – especially when a large PV system should be placed on the roof. More and more flat roofs are being equipped with PV systems; in the case of commercial business, they are usually for self-consumption. We have already discussed the installation of PV systems on flat roofs in part 4 of this blog series. Today’s article is all about heat insulation on these roofs and what areas require special attention. (more…)

The cable is what matters

Solar cable IBC FlexiSun

What are the main components of a PV system? To be precise: Modules, inverters, the substructure. However, there are even more… plugs, fuses, terminal boxes… and a lot of solar cables. And these cables are exactly what our current blog article is all about. System planners solely focus all too often on the main components. These components must be of high quality and durable. However, very often defective solar cables cause a system failure. (mehr…)

New major project in Turkey connected to the grid

1.1 MWp in province of Eskişehir

We reported on the busy weeks of our Turkish regional company IBC SOLAR Turkey last summer. This included five major projects being implemented simultaneously. The first projects have now been connected to the grid; including a 1.1 MWp project in the province of Eskişehir. We are expecting a PV expansion of between 1 and 1.5 GW for the entire Turkish market in 2017 – despite the bureaucratic hurdles for project development. (mehr…)

From the „Staffelberg“ to the „Table Mountain“ – our new regional company in South Africa

roof-top system in Cape Town

South Africa is an attractive solar market with rapid market growth and more than 300 sunny days a year. We want to use this chance and decided to open our own regional company in South Africa. Since 2014 we have been working together exclusively with our partner maxx | solar energy (Pty) Ltd. in the South African market. Now the new company IBC SOLAR South Africa (Pty) Ltd. with headquarters in Cape Town has been formed in conjunction with maxx | solar energy. (mehr…)